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Starting dates projects 2nd ERA-MBT call “Biodiscovery - Bioactive molecules from the marine environment"

Starting dates projects 2nd ERA-MBT call “Biodiscovery - Bioactive molecules from the marine environment"

Published Apr 7, 2017
In the 2nd Marine Biotechnology ERA-NET (ERA-MBT) call entitled “Biodiscovery - Bioactive molecules from the marine environment”, five projects were selected for funding, with a total budget of € 5.8 million. After the submission date on 16 March 2016, 41 proposals were received, requesting a total …
Infoweek on H2020 Societal Challenge 2, 14-17 November 2017, Brussels, Belgium

Infoweek on H2020 Societal Challenge 2, 14-17 November 2017, Brussels, Belgium

Published Apr 7, 2017
The Research Executive Agency (REA), the Directorate-General for Research and Innovation (DG RTD) and the Directorate-General for Agriculture and Rural Development (DG AGRI) of the European Commission are co-organising an Info Week on Horizon 2020 Societal Challenge 2  (SC2) "Food security, sustaina…
European Commission to set up a Stakeholders Platform on Circular Economy

European Commission to set up a Stakeholders Platform on Circular Economy

Published Apr 6, 2017
The European Commission adopted an ambitious Circular Economy Package on 2 December 2015. The Package consists of an EU Action Plan with measures covering the whole product life cycle: from design, sourcing, production and consumption to waste management and the market for secondary raw materials. …
JPI HDHL in SCIENCE IMPACT publication

JPI HDHL in SCIENCE IMPACT publication

Published Apr 4, 2017
The chair of the JPI HDHL Management Board, Pamela Byrne, has been interviewed by Science Impact about the work and mission of JPI HDHL and the intrinsic value of joint programming to tackle societal challenges related to nutrition and health. Many European and other governments struggle with both t…
Submission results ERA-MBT third call

Submission results ERA-MBT third call

Published Apr 4, 2017
The 3rd ERA-MBT Call “Metagenomic approaches for valorization from the marine environment”, which was launched in December 2016, has resulted in the submission of 17 applications requesting a total funding of 18 million euro. The applications involved 78 research teams, including 7 companies. …
4th International Conference of JPI HDHL, 1 December 2017, Brussels, Belgium

4th International Conference of JPI HDHL, 1 December 2017, Brussels, Belgium

Published Apr 4, 2017
The fourth international conference of the Joint Programming Initiative “A Healthy Diet for a Healthy Life” (JPI HDHL) will take place on Friday 1 December 2017 in Brussels, Belgium. The conference will bring together and stimulate the dialogue between stakeholders in the area of food, nutrition and…
C-IPM: descriptions nine new research projects available

C-IPM: descriptions nine new research projects available

Published Apr 4, 2017
In December 2016 C-IPM selected nine new research projects for funding from the second C-IPM call  for proposals 2016. The descriptions of the nine new research projects that will be funded from the C-IPM second call for proposals 2016 can now be found on the C-IPM website* Specialty crops such as…
International Scientific Workshop on Sustainable Intensification Metrics, 22 May 2017, Berlin, Germany

International Scientific Workshop on Sustainable Intensification Metrics, 22 May 2017, Berlin, Germany

Published Apr 3, 2017
Within the frame of the FACCE SURPLUS project SUSTAg, an international scientific workshop on sustainable intensification metrics will be held in Berlin on Monday May 22. The workshop will be held as a pre-conference meeting to the MACSUR Science Conference 2017. This workshop aims to bring togethe…
Outcomes of JPI-HDHL workshop on data sharing in nutrition research

Outcomes of JPI-HDHL workshop on data sharing in nutrition research

Published Apr 3, 2017
Increasing harmonisation and standardisation of data in nutrition research is an important next step to stimulate data sharing and open science. This was one of the main outcomes of the JPI HDHL workshop organised in February 2017 about data sharing and data stewardship. During the workshop, the rol…
EIP-AGRI calls for ideas for Focus Group themes

EIP-AGRI calls for ideas for Focus Group themes

Published Mar 31, 2017
As part of the EIP-AGRI networking activities at least 5 new Focus Groups start their work every year. Soon there will be decided on Focus Group themes for 2018 and EIP-AGRI very much appreciate the input of ideas. If you have an idea for an issue or question whether a Focus Group could be the right…
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